Synnex Corporation, founded in 1980 by Robert T. Huang and based in Fremont, California, is an information technology supply chain services company offering services to original equipment manufacturers, software publishers and reseller customers. The president and CEO, as of November 2008, was Kevin M. Murai.
|Industry||Supply chain and electronics manufacturing services|
|Revenue||US$17.046 billion (2017)|
|US$509 million (2017)|
|US$301 million (2017)|
|Total assets||US$7.699 billion (2017)|
|Total equity||US$2.284 billion (2017)|
Number of employees
|~107,400 (November 2017)|
Originally founded as a technology hardware distributor, Synnex distributes products and related logistics services. As a business process outsourcing and contract assembly it works with industry suppliers of IT systems, peripherals, system components, software and networking equipment. The company is one of the major employers in Greenville, South Carolina. On December 21, 2009, Synnex acquired Jack of All Games from Take-Two Interactive. In December 2010 Synnex acquired the managed business solutions division of e4e, an ITes service provider located in Bangalore in India.
In 2012 Hyve Solutions announced a partnership with IBM and Zettaset to produce a bundled "turnkey" platform for Hadoop-based analytics targeted to the needs of small- and medium-sized businesses. Synnex acquired IBM's worldwide customer care business process outsourcing (BPO) services business on 11 September 2013.
On June 28, 2018, Convergys and Synnex announced they have reached a definitive agreement in which SYNNEX would acquire Convergys for $2.43 billion in combined stock and cash, and integrate it with Concentrix. On October 5, 2018, Convergys Corporation and Synnex announced that they have completed the merger. The company ranked 169th on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by revenue.
In 2012 a division of Synnex known as Hyve Solutions started integrating and selling products based on the 2012 specifications published by the Open Compute Project. At the 2013 Open Compute Project Summit in Amsterdam Hyve Solutions exhibited a production-grade OCP compliant rack it had developed for Riot Games, whose flagship product is League of Legends. The rack was developed to Riot Games' need for scalability, reliability, cost and energy efficiency. At the 2013 summit Hyve Solutions also announced a new OCP compliant server series. The Hyve Solutions 1500 series complies with the 19-inch OCP V2 standard, but can be installed in existing 21-inch racks.
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